Navy Yard announces $140M plan to renovate key building

The Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corp. announced during a press conference on Monday that it will add 1 million square feet of manufacturing space when it opens its Green Manufacturing Center and completes a $140 million renovation of its Building 77 within the next two years.


St. Francis prof. authors new book for new teachers

Peter Leibman, a St. Francis educator with more than 40 years of experience as a teacher and school administrator, breaks down the process of creating solid classroom leaders in his first book, “Launch a Teaching Career: Secrets For Aspiring Teachers” (Rowman & Littlefield). 


Diners can enjoy variety of cuisines and help the needy on CHiPS Night Out

Diners enjoying their meals at several restaurants around Park Slope and Gowanus will also be able to help a local charity, Christian Help in Park Slope, nicknamed CHiPS.

CHiPS Night Out takes place on Tuesday at 10 neighborhood restaurants.


Sing for Hope pianos find homes all over Brooklyn

Brooklynites looking to channel their inner Chopin probably won’t be able to resist. Pianos have been placed in parks all across the borough, from Bay Ridge to DUMBO, and are just standing there, waiting for someone to play them.

The Sing for Hope pianos are back!


Brooklyn Hospital honors three, raises money for pediatric ER

The Brooklyn Hospital Foundation drew a crowd of roughly 1,000 people at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge Thursday night for its 2015 Founders Ball to help raise money and to recognize its three honorees.

The money raised from the event goes toward the Pediatric Emergency Department. Last year's event raised $1.7 million.


The Brooklyn Hospital Center to host Downtown BK Community Health Expo

The Brooklyn Hospital Center, in partnership with Long Island University, will hold a Downtown BK Community Health Expo outside of the hospital on Ashland Place on Saturday, June 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Critical health screenings and education will be provided free of charge, along with live music and family-friendly activities. Attendees will be able to receive free clinical advice at TBHC “Chat with A Doc” stations.  


Piper Theatre Productions presents its 10th summer season outdoors at the Old Stone House

This summer, Park Slope’s Piper Theatre Productions (Piper), now in its 15th year, will host a musical thriller, partner with the Romanian Cultural Institute, travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, screen original student films alongside an indie work, and present fantastic family theater that will engage the community and excite veteran theatergoers and newbies alike. All performances are free and take place outdoors at the Old Stone House’s Washington Park field on Fourth Avenue in Park Slope.


St. Ann’s Warehouse presents inaugural season in new home on Brooklyn waterfront

St. Ann’s Warehouse — which for 36 years has enlivened New Yorkers with new works by the world’s most vital music- and theater-makers — is about to open its first permanent home, a 25,000-square-foot theater in the Tobacco Warehouse, on the waterfront in Brooklyn Bridge Park.


‘Save the View’ co-founder Guterman asks for pressure on de Blasio and Cuomo

Save The View Now Co-Founder Steven Guterman told a group of about 100 people who attended Tuesday evening’s Town Hall Meeting at the Brooklyn Heights Synagogue that he is optimistic about the prospects of the litigation underway against the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC), the Empire State Development Corporation (ESDC), the City of New York and Toll Brothers, developers of the Pierhouse structure that is partially blocking views from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade and other locations.



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